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this area of the environment and we finished the church into this area. and this is as if the church comes out of the ground, as if it's growing here as part of nature. and we have this church circular in order to bring people closer to the altar. a rectangular church would bring them farther from the altar. and what we have here is a church which was constructed in two years. reid & tarix were the architectural firm. robert alder was the designer. and we started november 1961 and we finished in october 1963. we have 12 pillars in the church. believe it or not, they were poured six days like the six days of creation with a slick form method of construction. twenty-four hours a day, we had the pouring of cement, of concrete. then we have the tilted panels which were poured on the ground, lifted by a crane and fitted to the spaces, fitted to the walls and weld it to the walls. now we go up to the vaults which are below the dome. each one of those vaults weighs 32 tons. each one was poured on the ground, lifted by a crane and fitted and seated on top of the pillar. then we have a dome, of cou
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